sábado, 5 de febrero de 2011

For my parties

House of Rouff dress, LACMA, c. 1897

House of Rouff dress, LACMA, c. 1897 Below by LACMA:

Portuguese dress ensemble, LACMA, c. 1845
Portuguese dress ensemble, LACMA, c. 1845  Though they didn’t say so, this seems like a court gown to me. It wouldn’t be a ballgown because of the train, so it’d have to be another formal event where a woman would want to display her wealth.     (below by Katherine of Koshka-the-Cat)   (below as well as main photo by LACMA)